boat work, Gear

Modding the main

When we bought Elara, one nice thing was that the sails were at excellent condition.  The genoa was literally brand new, and the main was only a few years old, and in exceptional condition.  The one problem is that it (the main) only had a single reef point…  While this would be fine for daysailing/racingRead more…

lifestyle, Sailing

Philadelphia tall ship festival

This past weekend, the Tall Ship Festival came to our home port of Philadelphia – the ships were lined up right outside our marina!  While we (sadly) still do not have sails on, we did motor out to see the ships from the water (a good choice, since the riverfront itself was absolutely packed!). Views 1061Likes 0